Internships in Kinesiology and Health
|Pictured here is Chelsea Clouatre, a Health Education and Promotion graduate who interned at the Department of Health and Human Services' Center for Faith Based and Community Initiatives in Washington DC, along with Dr. Linda Synovitz, her internship university supervisor.|
HS/KIN 410 is the internship course.
An internship is designed to be the culminating course for your degree.
Prerequisites for all students include:
- senior standing
- a cumulative or degree GPA of 2.0 or higher
- earning a grade of C or higher in all indicated courses, and
- completion of all required core courses in the degree program
An internship requires a minimum of 160 -320 work hours (depending on the course) at a site approved by the department and university.
How Do I?
Deadlines and Tasks
|Deadline||Steps in the Internship Process|
|Early Sept or Feb||
Attend mandatory informational meeting with Dr. Sirikul
|By Sept 28 or Feb 28||Email Dr. Eddie Hebert and inform him that you plan to intern the next semester (either fall or spring)|
|On or about Sept 15 or Feb 15||Apply for graduation|
|Dec 1 or May 1||Have met with faculty supervisor to consider sites. Meet with internship site, speak with the director and staff, and decide which site you will attend.|
Contact these individuals for information about internship sites specific to your degree or concentration:
|Exercise Science||Dr. Buddy Sirikul|
|Fitness & Human Performance||Dr. Buddy Sirikul|
|Health Education & Promotion||Dr. Linda Synovitz|
|Sport Management||Dr. Ashley Bowers|